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Blood test that can show if someone gets Alzheimer’s is within reach | Right away

American scientists announced Tuesday that a new blood test that will almost certainly determine whether a person will develop Alzheimer’s disease in the future will be available in a few years. This is particularly important for the development of a drug for the most common form of dementia, Deputy Director Marco Blom of Alzheimer’s Netherlands …

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“We are falsifying in a completely unnatural way” | Right away

constipation, constipation and constipation. All terms for the same condition: not able to defecate. According to gastrointestinal liver doctor Daniel Keszthelyi, about one in five Dutch people sometimes suffer from it. Helemel during the holidays. “Long sitting is not conducive to the intestinal motor.” When is there constipation? “There are many fables about constipation. Many …

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Elderly psychologists: “The ban on visits was the wrong measure” | Right away

All nursing homes had to lock their doors during the Corona crisis and the elderly could no longer see their loved ones. This has to be done differently with a possible second wave, according to the Senior Psychology Section of the Dutch Institute of Psychologists. The section reports on NU.nl to draw up four recommendations …

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Recovery from Corona-Stress: “Body and psyche must relax” | Right away

Forget a short backup and more emotionally: the Corona crisis has exhausted us. We need to recover from this, says stress expert Carolien Hamming. “Be critical of what you do. Are you worried about the security at your holiday address? Maybe you should stay at home.” Many people don’t understand why they’ve gotten so tired, …

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Radboud Researchers Find Errors in Gene That Worsen Corona Symptoms | Right away

Doctors and geneticists at Radboudumc in Nijmegen have discovered how errors in a particular gene cause some people to become sicker than others as a result of the coronavirus. The researchers hope their discovery can help improve the treatment of seriously ill corona patients. Doctors found out the role of the gene after two infected …

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